The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Analyst
Rank 579 553 564
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Analyst 33 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.040% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.043% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 24
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£325 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £371 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51314 48841 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31055 29011 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 2118 2640
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Programme Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programme Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Programme Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programme Analyst within the UK.

Programme Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Programme Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Programme Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Programme Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programme Analyst within the UK.

Programme Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Programme Analyst
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 26 £325 -7.20%
South West -29 9 £413 +17.83%
London +11 7 £325 -3.70%
South East -5 7 £279 +2.29%
Scotland -12 7 £363 +16.93%
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £288 +5.50%
Milton Keynes -4 2 £288 +5.50%
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £275 -
Glasgow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Programme Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Programme Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Programme Analyst in their job title.

1 50 (61.73%) MS Project
2 42 (51.85%) Finance
3 35 (43.21%) Project Management
4 32 (39.51%) Microsoft
5 26 (32.10%) PRINCE2
5 26 (32.10%) MS Excel
6 24 (29.63%) Security Cleared
7 22 (27.16%) SC Cleared
7 22 (27.16%) MS Office
8 19 (23.46%) Retail
9 18 (22.22%) Change Control
10 17 (20.99%) Banking
11 16 (19.75%) Retail Banking
11 16 (19.75%) Change Management
12 15 (18.52%) Programme Management
13 9 (11.11%) PMI Certification
14 7 (8.64%) MS Visio
15 6 (7.41%) Financial Analysis
15 6 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
16 5 (6.17%) Data Analysis
16 5 (6.17%) Earned Value Management
16 5 (6.17%) Spreadsheet
16 5 (6.17%) PMP
16 5 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (6.17%) Migration
16 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
17 4 (4.94%) Back Office
17 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 4 (4.94%) PMI
17 4 (4.94%) SAP

Programme Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Programme Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Programme Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.70%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 50 (61.73%) MS Project
2 26 (32.10%) MS Excel
3 22 (27.16%) MS Office
4 7 (8.64%) MS Visio
5 6 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (6.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.23%) MS Access
1 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 42 (51.85%) Finance
2 19 (23.46%) Retail
3 17 (20.99%) Banking
4 16 (19.75%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.94%) Back Office
6 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.23%) Automotive
7 1 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) PMI
2 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Windows
1 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.21%) Project Management
2 26 (32.10%) PRINCE2
3 18 (22.22%) Change Control
4 16 (19.75%) Change Management
5 15 (18.52%) Programme Management
6 6 (7.41%) Financial Analysis
7 5 (6.17%) Earned Value Management
7 5 (6.17%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.17%) Migration
7 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (3.70%) Time Management
8 3 (3.70%) Project Governance
8 3 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (2.47%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.47%) Resource Management
9 2 (2.47%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.47%) TDD
10 1 (1.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.70%) VBA
2 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 22 (27.16%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 5 (6.17%) PMP
5 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (4.94%) Degree
6 3 (3.70%) NVQ Level 4
6 3 (3.70%) ISEB
7 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) ACCA
8 1 (1.23%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 32 (39.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) SAP
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) Primavera
4 1 (1.23%) Google